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July is officially here and we hope everyone had a safe and wonderful holiday. Up next on the agenda is the Ride Festival which is Telluride’s celebration of rock n’ roll. The weekend kicks off tomorrow with a free show in Mountain Village during the Sunset Concert Series with the Amer Blues Band, The Jibs and Carolyn Wonderland. On Monday, head to the Michael D. Palm Theatre for the Met Opera: Macbeth. To close out the week, don’t miss Movies Under the Stars. This week’s showing is Finding Dory. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks and enjoy the show! There will also be a full bar and menu service. Check out more on each event below.

Ride Festival: Telluride’s celebration of rock ‘n’ roll. This year’s lineup includes alt rocker Beck; the very eclectic Ben Harper and his band, the Innocent Criminals; Icelandic bluesy jammers Kaleo; and British rockers the Temperance Movement. In keeping with tradition, the weekend kicks off Friday with a free show in Mountain Village. The music also spills over after hours with NightRide when more intimate venues like the Sheridan Opera House host gigs by emerging acts.

Sunset Concert Series: Sunset Concert Series in Mountain Village is kicking off the Ride Festival with Amer Blues band, The Jibs and Carolyn Wonderland.

Met Opera: Macbeth:  Star soprano Anna Netrebko created a sensation with her riveting performance as the malevolent Lady Macbeth, the central character in Verdi’s retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy. She is joined by Željko Lučić, who brings dramatic intensity and vocal authority to the title role of the honest general driven to murder and deceit by his ambitious wife.

Movies Under the Stars: Enjoy an outdoor movie in the cool Rocky Mountain air, lit by stars and moonlight, surrounded by unmatched Telluride views. FREE ADMISSION Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks! Full bar and menu service will be available.

For all events from 7/7-7/13, check out this week’s Peak Sheet. 

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